The University of Iowa

Sustainability

Northwest Area Foundation

Our mission is to support efforts by the people, organizations, and communities of our eight-state region to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable prosperity. The eight-state region of the Northwest Area Foundation includes: Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho,...

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We fund organizations that break down systemic barriers so that our priority communities can achieve economic prosperity and thrive on their own terms. Our grantees and mission investments advance impact within one or more of four funding portfolios: Access capitol, work opportunity, enterprise development, and financial inclusion.

For more information on the application process, see the FAQ page and the For Grantseekers page.

If questions, contact Cody Stalker, program coordinator at 651-225-3888.

Leighty Foundation, The

Our mission is to carry on the Leighty family legacy of service and stewardship by leveraging our time and talents, as well as our financial resources, primarily in the areas of earth protection, education, promotion of volunteer engagement and philanthropy.

Application Deadline 

To make initial contact, applicants are to submit a one-page letter to the Leighty Foundation including the following information: the mission of the applicant organization, the specific need(s) to be addressed, the intended outcome of the endeavor, and the size of the grant requested.

No submission deadline.

Submit application to: Nancy Waterman, Managing Director, PO Box 20993, Juneau, AK 99802.
Telephone: 907-586-1426
Email: nancy@leightyfoundation.org

For further details and guidelines, see the Leighty Foundation website.

3M Foundation

3M strives to maximize our social impact within our communities and support a culture of service among our people. To do this, 3Mgives partners with leading organizations that are aligned to our global footprint and have proven track records for making a difference in our three areas of focus:...

Application Deadline 

Grant cycles, guidelines, and contact information varies with the area where funding is being sought. See http://www.3m.com/about3m/community for details.